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What test is there for fat intolerance?

What test is there for fat intolerance?

? fat malabsorbtion?: We could be mincing words but fat by itself is rather inert & doesn't trigger the kind of intolerance we see with seasonings or milk protein in non allergic people. You can have a disorder where you do not make the proper digestive enzymes to break down fat so it can be absorbed. Floating stools that smell bad enough to clear a room are a symptom. Your dr can do some tests to explore this issue. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Fatty Food Intolerance (Definition)

Fatty food intolerance is a clinical finding in which a person experiences gas, bloating, cramping pain, acid reflux, or diarrhea with fatty foods. This can be due to reflux of food into the esophagus or due ...Read more


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What will help my fatty food intolerance?

What will help my fatty food intolerance?

Enzymes...: Fats in the diet are broken down during digestion by mixing with bile and pancreatic enzymes called lipase. Sometimes taking a digestive enzyme supplement containing lipase with your meal will help. Remember, intake of more than 20-25% of your daily calories from fat is unhealthy. And the total amount of saturated fat component should be less than 10% of the total fat. ...Read more

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What causes dairy intolerance?

What causes dairy intolerance?

Can't digest lactose: Milk has lactose as it's sugar. Milk is a complete food for baby mammals, so it has fat, protein, sugar, etc... Most people don't have as much "lactase" enzyme as they get older, but some people start losing their enzyme in childhood. Certain racial groups don't lose it. Without the enzyme, the lactose sugar is digested by the intestinal bacteria, so leads to gassiness, cramps, and some diarrhea. ...Read more

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What can cause alcohol intolerance?

What can cause alcohol intolerance?

Genes/Meds/Religion: Alcohol is metabolized by alcohol dehydrogenase. This enzyme is found in all humans but varies depending on sex and race. People with low levels - young females and those of asian descent may have typical red flush when drinking.

Medication interactions are another important reason for intolerance.

However, in the western world religion is probably the leading cause of alcohol intolerance. ...Read more

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What causes sudden but persistent contact lens intolerance?

What causes sudden but persistent contact lens intolerance?

GPC: Giant papillary conjunctivitis is the most common cause of sudden contact lens intolerance. It is treated with a period of contact lens discontinuation, topical steroid and anti-histamine/mast cell stabilizer, frequent artificial tears. Other issues such as dry eye or blepharitis could also be the cause of ctl intolerance. You should see your eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause exercise intolerance in a thin 17 year-old?

What could cause exercise intolerance in a thin 17 year-old?

Probably a medical c: Probably a medical cause. Depending on other factors, anemia may be a root cause. The bottom line is that this 17 year old needs to be seen soon. ...Read more

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Will having a case of campylabactor cause food intolerances?

Will having a case of campylabactor cause food intolerances?

Yes: I believe it can. An intestinal infection can upset the flora balance and that can lead to temporary inability to properly digest some foods. You may find that taking probiotics like florastor (to bind the bad bacteria) and culturelle or the like (to repopulate good bacteria) are helpful. ...Read more

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What happens if I have a food intolerance, how much of it will cause me symptoms?

What happens if I have a food intolerance, how much of it will cause me symptoms?

DEPENDS: EVERY ONE IS DIFFERENT. The symptoms of a food sensitivity include abdominal pain and gas. There usually is no rash. Try to determine how severe the symptoms are and if the benefit of having the food outweighs the symptoms you are having. ...Read more

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What to eat if you have food intolerance? And which foods does not cause intolerance?

What to eat if you have food intolerance? And which foods does not cause intolerance?

Individual issue: Food intolerance is a food & person specific issue. Some have none, 1 or many. Sometimes it is a seasoning rather than the food. Trial & error is the only way they are identified. A high number of people develop lactose intolerance & this can be transient or lifelong. Individuals can also develop a food allergy which can occur to any food & have symptoms similar to intolerance. ...Read more

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Reintroducing grains after paleo, and I feel sick. Is my body freaking out from "foreign objects" or did grain-free cause grain intolerance?

Reintroducing grains after paleo, and I feel sick. Is my body freaking out from "foreign objects" or did grain-free cause grain intolerance?

This is the norm: Grains are really hard on a person's gut but for most of us our gut gets used to it. However, when you stop eating grains for a time and then add them back you are asking your gut to adjust too quickly to eating grains. Your experience is the norm rather than the exception. Were you to keep eating grains things would eventually improve though they will never feel as good as not eating them. ...Read more

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What causes exercise intolerance?

What causes exercise intolerance?

Many things: Hormonal problems, heart related conditions, lung related conditions, low blood counts (anemia). .. just to name a few things! ...Read more

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What causes extreme intolerance to cold?

What causes extreme intolerance to cold?

Qi Imbalance: From a traditional chinese medicine perspective this may be related to a yin imbalance. I liked the explanation in the this article: yin-yang balance and food choice. This is a issue which can be addressed through acupuncture & your diet. You can check it out at: https://www. Acufinder. Com/acupuncture+information/detail/yin-yang+balance+and+food+choice. ...Read more

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Can food intolerances cause hypoglycemia or make the symptoms worse?

Possibly: If you don't eat correctly you may not have enough calories to prevent hypoglycemia, especially if you are a diabetic. If you don't have diabetes it's highly unlikely you would develop hypoglycemia which is quite rare. Food intolerances can cause a variety of different symptoms. Try excluding things that make you feel bad after eating them. ...Read more

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What causes lactose intolerance?

What causes lactose intolerance?

Intestinal enzyme: People with lactose intolerance lack an enzyme in the intestine that breaks down lactose. ...Read more

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What are the causes and reasons for lactose intolerance?

What are the causes and reasons for lactose intolerance?

Lactase deficiency: Lactose intolerance is due to a deficiency of lactase, which is the intestinal enzyme that helps you digest lactose. ...Read more

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Can food intolerance cause anaphylactic shock?

No But...: ....Food allergies may. A food intolerance usually means a digestive problem. Allergies are a totally different body chemistry and are potentially much more dangerous. ...Read more

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Can candida cause flushing and alcohol intolerance?

Can candida cause flushing and alcohol intolerance?

Not candida: Candida or other yeast or fungal infections do not cause alcohol intolerance. Alcohol induced flushing, lightheadedness, and other symptoms are especially common in people of Asian ancestry. ...Read more

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What could cause a sudden onset of lactose intolerance?

What could cause a sudden onset of lactose intolerance?

Lactose Intolerance: Lactose intolerance is due to the loss of the lactase enzyme responsible for breaking down lactose in dairy. Lactose is the primary sugar in dairy. It is very common for people to eventually become lactose intolerant. ...Read more

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Can too much dairy in son's diet cause lactose intolerance?

Can too much dairy in son's diet cause lactose intolerance?

No, but....: Lactose tolerance is a lack of enzyme lactase in the GI tract. Drinking mill doesn't cause this, but by definition, if lactose intolerant, u should avoid drinking milk. ...Read more

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Is it possible that blepharitis cause contact lens intolerance?

Is it possible that blepharitis cause contact lens intolerance?

Yes: Blepharitis can increase ocular surface inflammation, lead to dryness and change the make-up of the tears. All of these factors can impact contact lens comfort. ...Read more

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Could high mercury levels cause histamine and sulfur intolerance?

Could high mercury levels cause histamine and sulfur intolerance?

Need more specifics: What do you mean by "histamine and sulfur intolerance"?

Do you know that you have high mercury levels?

You evidently have a source of medical care for several conditions. Best to consult your own doc with complex questions. Sorry can't be of more help. ...Read more

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What are the causes of lactose intolerance in people and why does it occur?

Lactase deficiency: Lactose intolerance is caused by a deficiency of the enzyme lactase normally found in the gut which is needed to digest milk sugar or lactose found in milk and many dairy products. The condition is usually genetic but may not appear until teens or early adulthood. ...Read more

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Would going almost 18months eatinga gluten filled diet cause irreversible damage ina person with intolerance? Found out recentlyihad gluten intolerance

Would going almost 18months eatinga gluten filled diet cause irreversible damage ina person with intolerance? Found out recentlyihad gluten intolerance

Got celiac sprue?: "gluten intolerance" is loose term. Some people feel better cutting out foods containing gluten- grains, because they cut down on poorly digested carbohydrates, not because of lass gluten. True gluten disease needs a gluten free diet - for life. 18 months of a gluten filled diet won't cause irreversible damage. ...Read more

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I seemed to have developed a major intolerance to foods. My doc blew this issue off. BM urge comes rapidly. I get very weak after. What can cause it?

I seemed to have developed a major intolerance to foods. My doc blew this issue off. BM urge comes rapidly. I get very weak after. What can cause it?

Well: Well first you need a thorough medical exam including diagnostic testing and lab work. If this is all normal and nothing is found to help you with your symptoms you need a mental health exam to see if yourcsymptomsvthoughvreal may have the etiology in your mind. ...Read more